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Dartmoor Site: Blackabrook, West Cist

Blackabrook, West Cist

Blackabrook, West Cist

Photo taken on 04-06-2016

OS Map: SX 60522 73867
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 6253
Megalithic Portal: 45679
PMD: Blackabrook NW.
Alternate name: Round Hill S.E.2
Short Name: CT Blackabrk W
Butler map: 65.3.2
Dixon Cist #: 32
Grinsell: LYDFORD 81
DPD page: 104
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 31 44
Dimensions (m): 1.0 x 0.7 C
Lidar: SX60527387
Notes: "The reed-filled cist is approximately 1.0m by 0.7m and about 0.2m deep. Peat has accumulated around the sides of the slabs but a few stones evident on the SW side may be part of a robbed cairn." Lethbridge p.103 diagram Black Brook Cist(B), photo p.104. Butler Round Hill S.E. 1 - Vol. 4. Map 65.3 (diagram of cists alongside the Blackbrook pp.230-1).
Nearby sites: SX60527387

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These are selected references with an emphasis on out of copyright sources linked as PDFs. For more detailed references try any linked HER record. For some records there are very good resources on the Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor (PMD) website by Bill Radcliffe. Barrow reports are linked above as are references to Butler, Grinsell and Turner.

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